Smartphones


New Nokia Smartphones coming in early 2017

New Nokia Smartphones coming in early 2017

Finnish company HMD Global on Thursday announced that it would bring a new generation of mobile phones to consumers, with the...

Dec 1 2016, 7:29am CST

Best Black Friday Deals for Smartphones

Best Black Friday Deals for Smartphones

Retailers and carrier really want to upgrade you to a new smartphone on Black Friday. Deals include a $450 Gift Card with new G...

Nov 20 2016, 6:04am CST

Walmart Black Friday Deals on Prepaid Smartphones include 6-inch Pixi

Walmart Black Friday Deals on Prepaid Smartphones include 6-inch Pixi

While waiting for the Walmart Black Friday 2016 ad, the retailer offer a wide range of deals on perpaid smartphones....

Nov 7 2016, 5:14am CST

Bedtime Use of Smartphones and Tablets Disrupt Children’s Night Sleep

Bedtime Use of Smartphones and Tablets Disrupt Children’s Night Sleep

According to recent studies, the latest technology may actually be causing insomnia among youngsters....

Nov 1 2016, 9:34am CDT

Smartphones are Disrupting Family Life, Study Finds

Smartphones are Disrupting Family Life, Study Finds

Parent use of mobile device may lead to negative parent-child interactions...

Oct 17 2016, 9:27am CDT

Google to Unveil Pixel and Pixel XL Smartphones on October 4

Google to Unveil Pixel and Pixel XL Smartphones on October 4

Google will unveil its Pixel(Nexus) range of devices along with Daydream virtual reality (VR) and a new 4K compatible Chromeca...

Sep 6 2016, 4:01am CDT

Cars Connected to Smartphones have Vulnerabilities: Researchers

Cars Connected to Smartphones have Vulnerabilities: Researchers

A group of researchers, for the first time, have found vulnerabilities in MirrorLink -- a system that allows vehicles to commu...

Sep 2 2016, 7:56am CDT

Google Shelves Project Ara Modular Smartphones Plans

Google Shelves Project Ara Modular Smartphones Plans

Google has canceled its plans to manufacture its Project Ara modular smartphone....

Sep 2 2016, 6:41am CDT

Internet, Smartphones can Boost Healthy Lifestyle

Internet, Smartphones can Boost Healthy Lifestyle

Internet- and mobile-based programmes can help people adopt healthy lifestyle, become more physically active, eat healthy and...

Sep 1 2016, 10:31pm CDT

Smartphones Hinder Child Pedestrian Crossing Abilities

Smartphones Hinder Child Pedestrian Crossing Abilities

It has been found that cell phone convo presents some substantial obstacles to pedestrian children who are crossing the road....

Aug 31 2016, 1:13pm CDT

Not Using a Smartphone Makes You More Productive

Not Using a Smartphone Makes You More Productive

Smartphones, something that many people can't imagine working without, might actually make people less productive, according to...

Aug 30 2016, 4:52pm CDT

Apple iPhones Failing more than Android Smartphones: Study

Apple iPhones Failing more than Android Smartphones: Study

Editor's Note: My iPhone 6s never fails. Not sure what people do with their iPhones to break them....

Aug 26 2016, 2:43am CDT

Newer, Better, Longer Lasting Batteries for Smartphones Due Next Year

Newer, Better, Longer Lasting Batteries for Smartphones Due Next Year

A US startup is brewing something that so many of us have been asking for: a new battery that has twice the capacity of the lit...

Aug 23 2016, 6:01pm CDT

2020 Olympic Medals Made of Crushed Smartphones

2020 Olympic Medals Made of Crushed Smartphones

Earlier, we talked about Japan's teaser for the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo. The nation is planning on leaning heavily on techno...

Aug 22 2016, 9:26pm CDT

Samsung to Sell High-End Refurbished Phones

Samsung to Sell High-End Refurbished Phones

Samsung is going to announce an official refurbished phone programming in the coming days. The program, which could launch "as...

Aug 22 2016, 8:01pm CDT

Huawei P9 and HTC 10 voted best smartphones in Europe

Huawei P9 and HTC 10 voted best smartphones in Europe

The European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) recently held its annual Best Mobile Device Awards.The best European Consumer...

Aug 17 2016, 1:14pm CDT

Olympians Can Play Pokemon Go on Galaxy S7 Smartphones Courtesy of Samsung

Olympians Can Play Pokemon Go on Galaxy S7 Smartphones Courtesy of Samsung

Samsung gives all 12,500 Olympians a Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Games Limited Edition mobile phones....

Aug 4 2016, 3:19am CDT

Ringing Bells to deliver 65,000 more Freedom 251 Smartphones

Ringing Bells to deliver 65,000 more Freedom 251 Smartphones

After delivering the first 5,000 'Freedom 251' smartphones, Ringing Bells on Monday announced it would deliver 65,000 more de...

Aug 1 2016, 1:51pm CDT

Smartphones Based Exercises May Cheer Your Mood

Smartphones Based Exercises May Cheer Your Mood

Smartphone based exercises that are brief as well as directed can help quickly improve our mood, says an interesting study. Sma...

Jul 28 2016, 8:40pm CDT

OLED to Take over LCD Display in Smartphones in 2020

OLED to Take over LCD Display in Smartphones in 2020

Organic light-emitting diode (OLED) displays will replace liquid crystal display (LCD) screens as the leading smartphone displ...

Jul 28 2016, 5:34am CDT

Nokia Comeback with Two Smartphones

Nokia Comeback with Two Smartphones

Finnish telecommunications giant Nokia is all set to make a smartphone comeback with two new Android 7.0 Nougat devices by the...

Jul 23 2016, 9:41pm CDT

Xiaomi has sold 110 Million Redmi Smartphones Globally Since 2013

Xiaomi has sold 110 Million Redmi Smartphones Globally Since 2013

Xiaomi's Hugo Barra reveals impressive Xiaomi phone sales number....

Jul 11 2016, 1:58am CDT

Texting on Smartphones Can Alter Your Brain Rhythm

Texting on Smartphones Can Alter Your Brain Rhythm

Sending text messages on a smartphone or iPad can change the rhythm of brain waves in humans -- a finding that has significan...

Jun 28 2016, 12:45am CDT

Men Last Just 21 Seconds - Without Touching Their Smartphones: Study

Men Last Just 21 Seconds - Without Touching Their Smartphones: Study

If you are waiting for a friend, a colleague or even a doctor’s appointment, how long do you think it takes before you check y...

Jun 22 2016, 9:00am CDT

Researcher Turn Smartphones Into Eye-tracking Systems

Researcher Turn Smartphones Into Eye-tracking Systems

Researchers have developed a software that can turn any smartphone into an eye-tracking device, a discovery that can help in ps...

Jun 18 2016, 3:37pm CDT

Chinese Customs Busted 7 Men Smuggling 580 Smartphones Taped to Their Bodies

Chinese Customs Busted 7 Men Smuggling 580 Smartphones Taped to Their Bodies

The Shenzhen Huanggang port connects Mainland China with Hong Kong. It is a hot spot for consumer electronics smugglers. The Ch...

Jun 17 2016, 3:07am CDT

Samsung Reportedly Releases Two Foldable OLED Smartphones in 2017

Samsung Reportedly Releases Two Foldable OLED Smartphones in 2017

A Bloomberg report says that Samsung will bring two smartphones to the market in 2017 with bendable OLED screens....

Jun 7 2016, 2:31am CDT

Foldable Smartphones Arrive in 2017 according to Industry Sources

Foldable Smartphones Arrive in 2017 according to Industry Sources

Smartphone makers reportedly order foldable AMOLED displays for 2017....

Jun 3 2016, 11:46am CDT

Google yet to Build Smartphones on its Own: Sundar Pichai

Google yet to Build Smartphones on its Own: Sundar Pichai

Software giant Google has no plans to do its own smartphone as of now and will continue to work with original equipment manufac...

Jun 2 2016, 12:10am CDT

Xiaomi Smartphones to Come Pre-installed with Microsoft Services

Xiaomi Smartphones to Come Pre-installed with Microsoft Services

While expanding their partnership, Microsoft and Xiaomi have announced that the Chinese phone maker will ship Microsoft Office...

Jun 1 2016, 2:41am CDT

Women more Addicted to Smartphones than Men: Study

Women more Addicted to Smartphones than Men: Study

Women are using smartphones for four hours a day or longer and are more prone to succumb to smartphone addiction than men, the...

May 30 2016, 4:15am CDT

MyShake App Turns Smartphones into Earthquake Detectors

MyShake App Turns Smartphones into Earthquake Detectors

A video below shows the MyShake App in action....

May 22 2016, 1:18am CDT

Kids getting hooked to smartphones at age 10 in US'

'Kids getting hooked to smartphones at age 10 in US'

Washington, May 20 (IANS) The average age at which a child can get his or her first smartphone has now come down to 10.3 years,...

May 20 2016, 6:33am CDT

Smartphones Make You Hyperactive

Smartphones Make You Hyperactive

Are you getting bored easily when trying to focus, or having difficulty doing quiet tasks and activities? If yes, the pervasive...

May 10 2016, 1:44am CDT

How Smartphones are Diminishing People's Privacy

How Smartphones are Diminishing People's Privacy

The use of "location-aware" smartphones and voluntary sharing of information is diminishing people's privacy, say researchers f...

Apr 19 2016, 5:01am CDT

LG K10 and K7 are Made in India Smartphones

LG K10 and K7 are Made in India Smartphones

New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) LG Electronics India Ltd. on Thursday launched K7 and K10 -- the first smartphones the company will...

Apr 14 2016, 5:30am CDT

OLO 3D Printer for Smartphones Exceeded Funding Goal 10 Times Over

OLO 3D Printer for Smartphones Exceeded Funding Goal 10 Times Over

The First Ever Smartphone 3D Printer. At $99. Portable and multi-material works accurately for professionals and easy for new u...

Mar 25 2016, 3:40am CDT

Vernee Plans Three Smartphones With MediaTek MT6753, MT6795 and MT6797

Vernee Plans Three Smartphones With MediaTek MT6753, MT6795 and MT6797

The new Chinese smartphone brand is not just planning to release one smartphone, but three this Spring....

Mar 15 2016, 4:31am CDT

Oppo Announces Sensor Based Image Stabilization For Smartphones

Oppo Announces Sensor Based Image Stabilization For Smartphones

Oppo, the emerging name in the Smartphone industry held its MWC 2016 press conference today.Unexpectedly no new handset was rev...

Feb 23 2016, 12:03pm CST

Freedom 251 Smartphones Order Problems Continue, but Ringing Bells Says to ship 5 million of the $4 Smartphones

Freedom 251 Smartphone Order Problems Continue, but Ringing Bells Says it will ship 5 million of the $4 Smartphones

The world's cheapest smartphone is on sale again today in India, but the site is unresponsive and appears to be under heav...

Feb 20 2016, 10:31pm CST